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2 Dec 2016 - 12:06 PM  UPDATED 2 Dec 2016 - 12:06 PM

2NE1 disband

It's well known by now that YG Entertainment officially announced that 2NE1 is disbanding (still crying). Here's a wrap of everything that's happened with them since...

Everyone found out the girls were disbanding.

YG released an official statement:

"2NE1’s exclusive contract expired in May 2016, and with Minzy leaving 2NE1, we have come to the decision to officially disband after extensive discussion with the remaining members.

As 2NE1 was YG’s official girl group for seven years, we cannot begin to express how we feel, but we 're determined that it was too difficult to continue. Rather than waiting an unknown amount of time for 2NE1’s next promotion, we have decided to focus on the members’ solo activities.

We sincerely thank all the fans, both in Korea and abroad that have loved the group and their music for all this time.

We would like to officially announce that after last May, we re-signed with CL and Sandara Park. However, unfortunately, there is no new contract with Park Bom.”

CL, SANDARA PARK and PARK BOM have taken to social media, releasing heartfelt letters to their fans BLACKJACKS.

NAM TAE HYUN leaving WINNER

On November 25, YG Entertainment revealed that NAM TAE HYUN will be leaving WINNER and YG.

Sources report that it would have been difficult for him to continue activities and his exclusive contract got cancelled on November 18. It is unsure whether he will ever return.

WINNER will not gain a new member, so will remain as a four-member group.

BLACKPINK will be appearing on 'Running Man'

The girls were seen filming with 'Running Man,' in Jeonju on November 28. The episode will be airing on December 18 this year.

It will mark the girls’ first variety program appearance since appearing on Weekly Idol, which aired last month.

BLOCK B’s ZICO dropped a new track, featuring Crush and Dean

Block B's ZICO released a track with Crush and Dean called 'BERMUDA TRIANGLE,' and it's definitely epic. The filmography is amazing, showing incredible scenes and lavish lifestyles accompanied by ZICO’s sharp rapping with Crush and Dean’s smooth vocals. The hooks and beats to this song are intense.

ONEWAY's Comeback

ONEWAY made their long awaited comeback with 'VIBES'. The song is their first release since going independent and it marks a fresh start for the boys.

VIBES is true to its name, creating a great song to relax and chill to. LISTEN HERE.

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